Senior Manager – Group Financial Planning

Job Description

Duties include:
You will support the Head of Group Financial Planning in managing the group wide annual budget process, as well as other reforecasting work
Work pro-actively and effectively within the financial planning team, and with a wide variety of stakeholders across the business internally and externally, to deliver consistently in a fast moving environment
Provide proactive support to the Head of Group Financial Planning to ensure that there is a full and complete understanding of the financial performance of the Group and of its financial plans
Support the co-ordination of the annual Group budget process, including reviewing submissions, providing challenge and insightful analysis and commentary, and in-year reforecasts as required
In conjunction with the Head of Financial Planning, manage the flow of information to investors and other external parties regarding the Group’s financial plans and projections and respond to requests for information and explanations on a timely basis
Review and evaluate all project investment proposals, and carry out financial due diligence as required
Ensure that the Group’ long term business model is regularly updated to incorporate actual financial performance and KPIs, and that the outlook, including on cashflow and covenant compliance, is communicated appropriately
Support the management of all external financial review processes conducted on behalf of external advisers and investors, and co-ordinate inputs from other Finance team members
Assist the Head of Group Financial Planning in preparing modelling and board papers for review and approval of proposed acquisitions, debt refinancing’s and other related matters
Assist the Head of Group Financial Planning with debt and treasury management for the Group

Skills and experience required:
At least 3 years’ experience of financial planning and modelling techniques
At least 5 years’ post-qualified holder of a senior accountancy qualification from a recognised professional body for accountancy, e.g. ACA or similar
Excellent Excel and computer skills
Strong data, visualisation and analytical skills
At least 3 years of general Mergers and Acquisitions or Corporate finance experience
Knowledge and experience of the offshore trust industry would be an advantage
Commercially minded with a strong focus on value creation
Resilient – can work in a fast paced environment
Organised, conscientious and a strong attention to detail